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The Future of Europe's Economy: deliverance or disaster?

LSE European Institute panel discussion

Date: Wednesday 18 September 2013
Time: 12.30-2pm
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers:Professor Paul de Grauwe, George Magnus, Thomas Mayer, Holger Schmieding
Chair: Simon Tilford, Deputy Director, Centre for European Reform 

Since the onset of the financial crisis in 2007-08, Europe has suffered an unprecedented loss of economic activity, an explosion of public debt and a crisis of its currency union. Four leading European economists - Paul de Grauwe, George Magnus, Thomas Mayer and Holger Schmieding - give their prognoses for the region given the challenges facing it. This discussion is organised in association with the Centre for European Reform (CER).

Professor Paul de Grauwe is the John Paulson Chair of European Political Economy at LSE.

George Magnus is an author, independent economist and former chief economist at UBS.

Thomas Mayer is a Senior Fellow at the Centre of Financial Studies, Goeth Universitat, and former chief economist at Deutsche Bank.

Holger Schmieding is chief economist at Berenberg Bank.

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